Breaking down Hamidou Diallo's return to Kentucky

05/25/2017 04:36 PM

The Big Blue Nation let out a collective sigh of relief around midnight on Wednesday night, as Hamidou Diallo announced his return to Kentucky for the 2017-2018 season.

Diallo’s return adds depth to Kentucky’s backcourt and solidifies the team as one of the most talented in the country heading into next season.

KSTV’s TJ Beisner and Bradley McKee break down Diallo’s decision to return, starting with discussing his impact in the backcourt:

Diallo’s commitment means that Kentucky is likely out of the running for Pitt grad transfer Cam Johnson. That means Kentucky’s roster is set for next season. Beisner and McKee also give their starting five projections for next season:

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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